Kluyveromyces wickerhamii (Phaff et al.) van der Walt (ATCC® 24178)

Strain Designations: UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Strain Designations UCD 54-210 [CBS 2745, IFO 1675, NCYC 908, NRRL Y-8286]
Produces pectin-releasing enzyme PPase-W
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain yes
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Washington University, USA)
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
ATCC® Medium 323: Malt agar medium
ATCC® Medium 1245: YEPD
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24°C to 26°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor HJ Phaff
Drosophila montana, California
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AEAV00000000 Kluyveromyces wickerhamii UCD 54-210, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Yoshitake S, et al. Purification and characterization of a pectin-releasing enzyme produced by Kluyveromyces wickerhamii. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 77: 370-375, 1994.

Phaff HJ, et al. The taxonomy of yeasts isolated from Drosophila in the Yosemite region of California. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 22: 145-161, 1956.

Baker CR, et al. Extensive DNA-binding specificity divergence of a conserved transcription regulator. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108: 7493-7498, 2011.

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Phylogenetic relationships among yeasts of the 'Saccharomyces complex' determined from multigene sequence analyses. FEMS Yeast Res 3: 417-432, 2003. PubMed: 12748053

Belloch C, et al. Phylogeny of the genus Kluyveromyces inferred from the mitochondrial cytochrome-c oxidase II gene. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 50: 405-416, 2000. PubMed: 10826829

Nagahama T, et al. Kluyveromyces nonfermentans sp. nov., a new yeast species isolated from the deep sea. Int J Syst Bacteriol 49: 1899-1905, 1999. PubMed: 10555374

Kurtzman CP, Robnett CJ. Identification and phylogeny of ascomycetous yeasts from analysis of nuclear large subunit (26S) ribosomal DNA partial sequences. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 73(4): 331-371, 1998. PubMed: 9850420

Cai J, Roberts IN, Collins MD. Phylogenetic relationships among members of the ascomycetous yeast genera Brettanomyces, Debaryomyces, Dekkera, and Kluyveromyces deduced by small-subunit rRNA gene sequences. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 542-549, 1996. PubMed: 8934908

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